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Der Sitz geistiger Kräfte und Leidenschaften im menschlichen Körper

Author: [unknown]

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Kuno Meyer

Electronic edition compiled by Beatrix Färber

Funded by University College, Cork, School of History

1. First draft.

Extent of text: 617 words


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Text ID Number: G400072


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    Manuscript Source
  1. London, British Library, Egerton 1782, fol. 56b2.
    Internet availability of Meyer's annotated edition
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    The edition used in the digital edition
  1. Kuno Meyer, Neue Mitteilungen aus irischen Handschriften: Der Sitz geistiger Kräfte und Leidenschaften im menschlichen Körper in Archiv für Celtische Lexikographie. Volume 3part 1, Halle a. d. Saale, Max Niemeyer (1907) page 215–246: 223


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Text has been checked and proof-read twice.


The electronic text represents the edited text on on p. 223. In Meyer's edition, the acute accent and the macron are used to mark long vowels. Editorial corrections and expansions are marked. Hyphenation and word separation have been brought in line with CELT practice.


There are no quotations.


Soft hyphens are silently removed. When a hyphenated word (hard or soft) crosses a page-break, this break is marked after completion of the hyphenated word.


div0=the group of poems; div1=the individual poem. Page-breaks are marked pb n=""; manuscript foliation is marked mls unit="ms folio" and numbered.


Names are not tagged, nor are terms for cultural and social roles.

Profile Description

Created: By an unknown Irish author Date range: c.600–900.

Use of language

Language: [GA] The text is in Old Irish.
Language: [DE] The supplied title is in German.

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Corpus of Electronic Texts Edition: G400072

Der Sitz geistiger Kräfte und Leidenschaften im menschlichen Körper: Author: [unknown]

{Egerton 1782 folio 56b2}


Der Sitz geistiger Kräufte und Leidenschaften im menschlichen Köurper

  1. 1] Intlecht i ndreich sech cech raind
    2] is foraithmet i n-inchind,
    3] saint i mbaccaib óe, cáin bés,
    4] ferg i ndomblas do bithgrés.
  2. 5] Omun iar sin hi cride
    6] iss anál hi trommchride,
    7] fáilte il-lú léith1 in cech raind,
    8] is imrádud i n-árainn.
  3. 9] Fuil hi corpaib, cáin in bés,
    10] anim i fuil do bithgrés,
    11] spirut i n-anmain cen olc,
    12] menma hi cridiu, ní rolocht.
  4. 13] Hiris hi cridi cen geiss
    14] ocus Críst in cech ireis,
    15] scela i n-ecna as2 cach thucht
    16] ocus spirut i n-intliucht.